Cleveland Indians invite 19 non-roster players to big-league spring training

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Cleveland Indians invite 19 non-roster players to big-league spring training
Cleveland Indians invite 19 non-roster players to big-league spring training

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Indians have invited 19 non-roster players to big-league spring training. All but two of them finished last season in the organization's minor league system. The list includes Mike Freeman, who did a good job in the utility role last year, infield prospect Ernie Clement and the catcher formerly known as Li-Jen Chu. He has legally changed his name to Giljegiljaw Kungkuan, his aboriginal Taiwanese tribal name. The two players who didn't end last season in the organization are right-hander Dominic Leone and catcher Beau Taylor. Leon, who signed a minor league deal with an invitation to camp Tuesday, went 1-0 with a 5.53 ERA in 40 games with St. Louis last year. He struck out

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